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A thank you letter to The 1975

The 1975 first became popular when I was a freshman in high school. With hits like "Chocolate" and "Sex", I got really into their self-titled album. After that, though, I stopped listening to them as often. Once their next album "I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it" came out during my freshman year of college, I had only heard "The Sound" and "Somebody Else". At the time, they honestly sounded like radio garbage to me. I wasn't very impressed. Then my best friend asked if I wanted to go to one of their shows with her. I figured what the heck, why not. I like a few of their songs. I was honestly expecting a mediocre show, but I was pleasantly surprised to find a band so incredible and so talented, that I will enjoy their music forever. I know I talk about them a lot (sorry not sorry), but these guys are so amazing and talented that they deserve recognition. Here are just a few of the things I wou…

How to buy concert tickets without breaking the bank

A question I get asked a lot is "How can you afford to buy all these concert tickets?". The truth is, I can't (technically) afford to buy them. I'm very poor. However, I do budget my money so I can buy them while also being able to buy things that I actually need in life, so here's how I do it. 
1. Budget your money accordingly  Budgeting money is something that a lot of people struggle with (I could make an entire blog post about how to budget money). A lot of people I talk to say they don't buy concert tickets because they can't afford them, which can be a fair statement. They are expensive. But if you budget out a little bit of money every time you get paid, you should be able to afford them. Most concerts I go to have tickets that range from $35-$85. So if you know a band you like is going on tour soon, there is a specific ticket you want, or you just want to put some away for future concerts, do that every paycheck. This will help prevent you from ra…